A 29-year-veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police, who was promoted several times and recently retired as troop commander of its Bethlehem PA barracks, has been sworn in as West Pottsgrove's police chief.
One person was injured as the result of a two-vehicle accident that occurred Thursday shortly after noon outside the Trek Bicycle store at the Upland Square shopping center in West Pottsgrove.
Family, friends, community members, and law enforcement representatives from across the state and beyond paid their respects and tributes Wednesday to the township's late Police Chief Matt Stofflet.
West Pottsgrove Township, Sunday night on its Facebook page, reported that Police Chief Matthew Stofflet had passed away. Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced.
During their workshop meeting Wednesday, West Pottsgrove Township commissioners authorized the police department to upgrade computer equipment in four of its patrol vehicles.
Escorting young students to school isn't part of the usual duties of a West Pottsgrove police officer, but two young student prize winners were happy last week that the police department made an exception.
West Pottsgrove and Pottstown police worked with Montgomery County law enforcers to arrest a man and woman Thursday, who allegedly were responsible for a shooting and robbery during August in West Pottsgrove.